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Batu Ferringhi Beach

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by MOLY (subscribe)
Having some free time to share some of my amazing experiences while waiting for my recently submitted PhD in Health Science thesis to be examined. Don't worry, nothing too technical to read here. Just enjoy the ride.
Published October 23rd 2014
Where to go after you had eaten your way around Penang?
Travelling to Penang Island will not be complete without a visit to the beach. The Batu Ferringhi beach is just a mere 30 minutes from the island's Georgetown city. This is a great place for relaxing after a good meal. Blessed with year around sunny tropical weather, you can expect to see the beautiful glistening sandy beach which is matched by an equally stunning blue sky.

Batu Ferringhi
You can easily find a spot to relax at the Batu Ferringhi beach


Dog chillaxing
Relax in one of the many cabanas available for rent or just simply lay down on the cool sand


ferringhi beach
If you look closely, you will notice that even the Aussies have stamped their favourite spot here at the Batu Ferringhi beach


Pine trees
Plenty of tall pine trees to provide the needed shade from the hot sun and the sea breeze will lull you to sleep in no time.


It is hard not to notice the soft sands that will beckon you to lay down for an afternoon siesta. You may want to swim a few laps in the sea to burn all those calories from the delicious Penang foods you just ate or just simply to cool off. If that is not enough, there are also other activities such as parasailing and kayaking just to name a few that may interest you.

colourful parasail
One of the many colourful parasails at the beach


orange parasail
Another parasail


Beach lovers may appreciate staying in one of the many hotels situated within walking distance to the beach, so it is easy to book a room should you decide to stay here.

lonepine
Lone Pine Hotel, one of the many hotels available at the Batu Ferringhi beach

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Why? A place to relax
When: Daily
Where: Batu Ferringhi beach
Cost: Free (Some activities may incur costs)
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